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Tile: C.411-1984

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Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and painted in blue. In the middle, the back view of a woman/man; spider corners. There is a hole set in from the top right and lower left corners.

Legal notes

Given by Dr and Mrs J. C. Burkill

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.0 cm
Height: 13.3 cm
Width: 13.2 cm

Relative size of this object

13.2 cm13.3 cm1 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984-08-23) by Burkill, J. C., Dr & Mrs

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1675 CE - 1700 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue) Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.411-1984
Primary reference Number: 15871
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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